Whether by air, road or rail, Airdrie offers quick and convenient shipping, receiving and passenger connections. Airdrie is within 24-hour delivery time access to a market of 50 million people in Canada and the US Pacific Northwest!
Distance to/from major markets
The Calgary-Edmonton Corridor
Airdrie is located directly on Alberta's busiest artery, the Queen Elizabeth II Highway (formerly Provincial Highway 2), a major advantage for business and industry.
The Corridor is defined as the major north/south transportation route of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway between the cities of Edmonton and Calgary. Airdrie is located just six kilometres north of the Calgary city limits.
Direct flight time
United States border
340 km (210 mi)
3 h 30 m
280 km (173 mi)
2 h 30 m
Calgary city centre
32 km (20 mi)
2,600 km (1,615 mi)
3 h 30 m
3,200 km (1,988 mi)
3 h 30 m
1,700 km (1,056 mi)
2 h 30 m
2,500 km (1,553 mi)
4,000 km (2,485 mi)
New York City
3,900 km (2,432 mi)
4 h 30 m
3,500 km (2,175 mi)
990 km (615 mi)
1 hr 15 m
50,000 cars pass by Airdrie each day on the Queen Elizabeth II highway. This represents a significant opportunity for businesses looking to capture business, traveller and commuter clientele.
Airdrie is strategically located with easy access to all modes of transport.
15 minutes to Calgary International Airport, one of Canada's busiest airports handling more than 12 million passengers and 134,000 tonnes of cargo annually.
Air shipments reach most major US cities in less than four hours.
Non-stop passenger service to over 50 destinations around the globe.
The Airdrie AirPark, located two kilometres (1.2 miles) east of the city, is poised for growth. With a 5,000 ft runway, the airport currently accommodates a variety of corporate and recreational aircraft.
The Queen Elizabeth II Highway, one of the most heavily-used highways in Canada (55,000 vehicles per day), passes right by Airdrie (north/south).
Airdrie is on the CANAMEX Highway linking Alaska to Mexico.
Five minutes to Stoney Trail, Calgary’s Ring Road (ten kilometres/six miles).
Airdrie is located along the Calgary-Edmonton north/south line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. However, access is currently unavailable in Airdrie. A privately owned spur line is located in Crossfield, 15 km (10 mi) north of Airdrie.
Port access to the Pacific Rim from Airdrie is available through the Ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, which are accessible by truck in 12 to 20 hours, respectively, or by rail.